TOBY NEWMAN BIO
Toby Newman’s opera credits include Zerlina in Don Giovanni (Phoenicia International Festival of the Voice), Dinah in Trouble in Tahiti (Anchorage Opera), Dorabella in Cosi fan tutte (St. Petersburg Opera, Operamission), Tisbe in La Cenerentola (Connecticut Opera), Cherubino in Le nozze di Figaro (Light Opera Company of Salisbury, Amato Opera) Meg Page in Falstaff (Natchez Festival of Music) and the Mother in Amahl and the Night Visitors (Mostly Baroque Players). Recent concert credits include the alto solos in Handel’s Messiah, Judas Maccabaeus, and Dettigen Te Deum, Bach’s St. Matthew Passion and Cantata 80, Kodaly’s Missa Brevis and Brahms’ Liebeslieder Walzes. In the world of new music, Ms. Newman works with Meredith Monk and has sung with Ms. Monk on multiple recordings, radio broadcasts, and concerts at Carnegie Hall among many other settings. Ms. Newman also regularly collaborates with composer Robert Een, and sang the lead female role in the world premiere of his operaThe Escape Artist at Disney Hall in Los Angeles. Ms. Newman has won second place in the Rochester Oratorio Society’s Classical Idol vocal competition and first place in the National Association of Teachers of Singing – New York region’s annual vocal competition.